In the second day on the track at Spa-Francorchamps for the fourth round of the Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine, it is Tim Tramnitz who has the best pace. On the roller coaster of the Ardennes, the German driver from R-ace GP records the fastest time, with 13 laps completed, and the best time at 2’14.792. He is followed on the stopwatch by Santiago Ramos from RPM, with a gap of 0.363. Third on the track today is Michael Belov, the Serbian ace from G4 Racing, with a gap of 0.509. Rafael Camara from Prema Racing, who was the fastest in collective test 1, takes fourth place with a gap of 0.577. Closing the top 5 in the second and final session of testing is the Championship leader Martinius Stenshorne, the Norwegian driver from R-ace GP who, coming from a double win at the Hungaroring, added to the one at Imola, is currently the driver with the most victories.
In sixth place in the qualifying is Joshua Duerksen, representing the British team Arden Motorsport, 0.586 seconds behind the leader, followed by Andrea Kimi Antonelli, the Italian driver from Prema Racing, in seventh place with a gap of 0.622. Eighth place goes to the Dutch driver from ART Grand Prix, Laurens Van Hoepen, with a gap of 0.684. The first session also ended positively for the French driver from G4 Racing, Alessandro Giusti, with a gap of 0.864, and Maya Weug, representing KIC Motorsport, who closed the list of the top 10 fastest drivers with a gap of 0.992, being the last driver to maintain a time difference from Tramnitz below one second.
Today, Thursday, June 29th, in the evening, the first qualifying session will take place, determining the grid for Race 2. Group A will be on track from 19:20 to 19:35, followed by Group B from 19:40 to 19:55. Friday, June 30th, begins with qualifying 2, with Group B on track from 9:45 to 10:00, and Group A following from 10:05 to 10:20. The second qualifying session will determine the grid for Race 1, set to start on Friday at 14:50 for 30 minutes + 1 lap. The last race of the weekend will take place on Saturday, July 1st, at 9:30, also lasting for 30 minutes + 1 lap of intense battles.
All the qualifying sessions and both the races of the weekend will be streamed live on the official Formula Regional European Championship by Alpine YouTube page (@formularegionaleubyalpine). Ticket info are available on www.spa-francorchamps.be